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Miriam Schapiro (1923-2015) Reclaiming Decoration and Pattern for Art

Miriam Schapiro, Another Spring (1985)
Miriam Schapiro, Another Spring (1985), acrylic, fabric and beads on paper. Photo by Wayne Stratz(2015).

From our vacation this summer at the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.

Read more about Miriam Schapiro’s boldness in reclaiming¬†traditional women’s handiwork in her art in the 1970’s when the term “decorative” was a slur ~ via quilt historian Barbara Brackman’s blog Material Culture.

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